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#5 This one simple sentence will make your colleagues laugh

May 19. 2017. 0 Comments

Let’s have some fun with this weird German language! In this series of posts, I’ll show you how to make your German speaking colleagues laugh with one simple sentence. Seinen Senf dazugeben (To add one’s mustard) der Senf is the mustard and dazugeben means to add, so for example: Ich gebe Senf dazu. (I add mustard) So you might one day order this tasty typical German Bratwurst (typical German sausage)…

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#4 This one simple sentence will make your colleagues laugh

May 12. 2017. 0 Comments

Let’s have some fun with this weird German language! In this series of posts, I’ll show you how to make your German speaking colleagues laugh with one simple sentence. Alles in Butter! (Everything in butter!) die Butter is the butter, so same word in English. I think if we change the word Butter to Ordnung you’ll get the meaning: Alles in Ordnung! (Everything clear! Everything in order!) This is a…

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#3 This one simple sentence will make your colleagues laugh

May 5. 2017. 0 Comments

Let’s have some fun with this weird German language! In this series of posts, I’ll show you how to make your German speaking colleagues laugh with one simple sentence. Einen Kater haben (to have a male cat) der Kater is the male cat in German. So we say die Katze (female cat) and der Kater (male cat). Yes, we have a male version :-) But, einen Kater haben has nothing…

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This one simple sentence will make your colleagues laugh #2

April 21. 2017. 0 Comments

Let’s have some fun with this weird German language! In this series of posts, I’ll show you how to make your German speaking colleagues laugh with one simple sentence. Schwein gehabt! (Pig haved!) This has nothing to do with a pig. Actually what it means is: to be lucky to have a stroke of luck So for example when someone says: Ich habe Schwein gehabt. (I’ve had pig.) It means:…

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